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The blog is a place where GRAIN staff and others post their comments, suggestions, hints and assessments of documents, places or events. Or just share information that we think is interesting.

The food and climate connection

A great 10 minute video from Whyhunger explaining how the current food system is one of the main drivers behind the climate crisis, and how food sovereignty can be a major solution. A perspective from the USA.

A great 10 minute video from Whyhunger explaining how the current food system is one of the main drivers behind the climate crisis, and how food sovereignty can be a major solution. A perspective from the USA.

The IMF: Violating women since 1945

As Dominique Strauss Kahn sits in a New York jail, Christine Ahn and Kavita Ramdas draw the link between the rape charges filed against him and the IMF's policies of systematic rape of the earth -- including the privatisation of seeds, land, water, forests and fisheries.

As Dominique Strauss Kahn sits in a New York jail, Christine Ahn and Kavita Ramdas draw the link between the rape charges filed against him and the IMF's policies of systematic rape of the earth -- including the privatisation of seeds, land, water, forests and fisheries.

There can be no justifications for land grabbing!

“There can be no justifications for land grabbing!” social movements and CSOs tell World Bank, UN agencies and government. A news release.

“There can be no justifications for land grabbing!” social movements and CSOs tell World Bank, UN agencies and government. A news release.

Miami rice: the business of disaster in Haiti

Among those benefiting handsomely from the disaster aid are U.S. corporations who have accessed U.S. government contracts. A reveiling story by Beverly Bell and Tory Field

Among those benefiting handsomely from the disaster aid are U.S. corporations who have accessed U.S. government contracts. A reveiling story by Beverly Bell and Tory Field

Stop land grabbing now

Say No to the principles of “responsible” agro-enterprise investment promoted by the World Bank - a message to the World Bank and the international community. By La Via Campesina – FIAN – Land Research Action Network – GRAIN, and many others. 22 April 2010

Say No to the principles of “responsible” agro-enterprise investment promoted by the World Bank - a message to the World Bank and the international community. By La Via Campesina – FIAN – Land Research Action Network – GRAIN, and many others. 22 April 2010